Rafa Gomar (Gandia, 1955), completed his Teacher Training and has a degree in Educational Sciences. He worked as a public school teacher for five years and then, while he was completing his degree, he also worked translating articles for different scientific and cultural reviews in Valencia. Since 1987 he has been working at the Sindicatura de Comptes (Public Audit Office) of the Generalitat (Government) of Valencia as a corrector, editor and translator.
He has written for a range of magazines and reviews, such as Papers de Cultura, Boom, Saó, El Temps, Caràcters and Aiguadolç.
His literary work is mainly narrative, although he has also written poetry. Notable among his works are Donato, 2,27 (1988), Hipòtesi (1991), Legítima defensa (1991), Viure al ras (2000), Batecs (2004), Exercicis respiratoris (2005), Bé, perdona'm però estan esperant-me (2014) and Fràgil sol de tardor (2015), among others. For young and teenage readers he has writter the books En blanc i negre (1995) and Rin (2004).
He is a member of Associació d'Escriptors en Llengua Catalana (AELC, Association of Catalan Language Writers).
Web page: Bea Fernández & Carme Ros for AELC.
Documentation: Personal files of the author.
Translation: Julie Wark.